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Synonyms of undertake in English:


  • the team were asked to undertake a further project
    tackle, take on, take on oneself, take up, accept, shoulder, handle, assume, manage, deal with, take responsibility for, take forward, be responsible for;
    engage in, become involved in, take part in, participate in, devote oneself to, concentrate on, address oneself to, turn one's hand to, go about, set about, approach, get down to, get to grips with;
    launch into, enter on, begin, start, embark on, venture on;
    attempt, try, endeavour
    informal get cracking on, have a crack/go/shot/stab at, give something a whirl
    formal commence, essay
    [Antonyms] neglect, forgo
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